1) Discuss two areas of difficulty you encountered or two new nursing interventions you learned this week at your clinical site. You may also choose to share one of each. Please remember to respond to two of your peers.
2) This week’s textbook reading presented various nursing theories. Which nursing theorist do you most closely identify with and why? How has this individual impacted your personal nursing philosophy?
Self-care deficit nursing theory Dorothea E. Orem
3) Look through several major newspapers for articles that discuss care for the elderly in the community or care for those at the end stage of a life-threatening illness. Then answer the following questions:
A) What is the role of a community health nurse in assisting families in the care of the elderly in their homes?
B) What are some of the barriers related to the initiation of home care services in communities?
C) How does living in an urban area versus a rural area affect home care services?